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Tips from the Brangelina Wedding: Bringing Your Family Together

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Famous Wedding Dresses, General, Newlywed Tips, Uncategorized, Wedding Gown Stories, Wedding Planning | 0 comments

Tips from the Brangelina Wedding: Bringing Your Family Together

Almost one year ago, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, commonly referred to in the tabloids as “Brangelina,” held a marriage ceremony in the South of France– planned by their six kids. Walking their mother down the aisle, gathering flowers from the garden, writing their parents’ wedding vows, and even baking a cake were just a few of the responsibilities the children took on to bring the family together and make the Pitt-Jolie wedding day special. A Unique Twist on a Designer Gown: Angelina Jolie’s Wedding...

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Vintage Gown Becomes Valentine’s Surprise

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Before and After, Garment Rescue, Heirloom Garment Restoration, Vintage Weddings, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Restoration | 0 comments

Vintage Gown Becomes Valentine’s Surprise

A flood of memories accompanies one look at a bride’s old wedding dress. For Christina, these memories were the key to a romantic Valentine’s Day surprise. We received a rush order to turn back the clock and restore Christina’s vintage gown to it’s former glory. When we received Christina’s vintage gown, we couldn’t help but fall in love with it just as Christina had done many years ago. Fortunately,  Christina’s satin gown had been well-cared for and was not accompanied by severe damage– but...

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Marie’s Wedding Dress Story: “The Dress of My Dreams”

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Marie’s Wedding Dress Story: “The Dress of My Dreams”

By Marie Phillips      My maiden name is Marie Christine Shrefler and my husband’s name is John Eric Byron Phillips (he goes by the nickname Jeb). We were married at Willow Springs Estates in Richland, PA on May 30th, 2015.      Shopping for the dress was very special. My husband and I live in Wisconsin and I flew to PA to shop with my mother, my sister-in-law who was my matron of honor, and my mother-in-law who drove up from NC. I purchased the gown at Bride’s Bouquet...

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Save $30 on Heritage Box Wedding Dress Preservation

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Save $30 on Heritage Box Wedding Dress Preservation

This month enjoy $30 off any Heritage Box™ preservation service with coupon code: BoxSave30 Our museum quality preservation box will protect your wedding dress better than most preservation boxes because it is made of solid acid-free and lignin-free archival board. Your dress will have the added protection or Archival Intercept™ which locks environmental pollutants onto the Intercept sheet to keep it away from your treasured dress.

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Delicate Vera Wang Wedding Dress Returns Stronger Than Ever

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Garment Rescue, General, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Restoration | 0 comments

Delicate Vera Wang Wedding Dress Returns Stronger Than Ever

When Laura slipped on her sleeveless Vera Wang, she just knew that her wedding day would be one to remember. What she didn’t know is that her wedding dress, as she remembered it when she slipped it on that happy morning, would not be the same after a long ceremony and hours of reception festivities. The day of the wedding is the happiest day of a bride’s life, but that day is not an easy one; navigating through large groups of people, decorations, and refreshments for several hours throughout wedding festivities can leave a wedding dress...

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Vintage Wedding Gown and Bolero Restored

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in General, Wedding Gown Restoration | 0 comments

Vintage Wedding Gown and Bolero Restored

This beautiful vintage lace, cocktail length wedding dress and matching bolero came to us in a pretty sad state. Both pieces were severely yellow with a large oxidized stain on front of the skirt, and small oxidized stains elsewhere. This wedding dress has a zipper on the left side, with a scalloped neckline in the front and back. We gave this heirloom wedding dress some of our expert tender loving care. We cleaned it by hand and restored it’s original color with a chemical restoration bath. Both pieces responded beautifully and this...

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Rowenna’s Wedding Dress Story

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in General, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Rowenna’s Wedding Dress Story

Rowenna’s Wedding Dress Strory By Jay Thorson My wife bought her wedding gown at a place called the “Bridal Palace” in Harwood Heights, Illinois. We were married December 10, 1983, at Augustana Lutheran Church in Chicago, near the University of Chicago campus. It was a delightfully snowy day! My wife’s maiden name was Beth G. Cunningham. We now live near Milwaukee. About a year after our wedding, I had the dress cleaned and stored in a typical preservation box. As children, I can remember our girls occasionally looking...

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Barbara’s Vintage Wedding Dress is Vogue Again

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in General, Wedding Gown Restoration | 0 comments

Barbara’s Vintage Wedding Dress is Vogue Again

We recently restored a beautiful 1960’s wedding dress. Barbara was thrilled to find it after it had been lost for nearly 40 years! Her wedding dress is a classic “Jackie Kennedy” style gown with short sleeves, and satin-covered buttons on back. When we received it it had oxidized stains on the front skirt and the buttons on back were damaged. We removed the buttons, spot cleaned the oxidized stains, dry cleaned the gown with a virgin solvent. The veil and gloves were spot cleaned. We then replaced the buttons with new ones...

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Save $50 on Heritage Couture Service

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Save $50 on Heritage Couture Service

Enjoy $50 off any Heritage Couture Service throughout the month of June with coupon code: Couture50off Pamper your wedding gown with Heritage Couture™ premier wedding dress cleaning and preservation. Your wedding dress will receive the Tender Loving Care it needs to be returned to premium condition. Heritage Couture™ Benefits Safe and thorough wedding gown cleaning by hand (or dry cleaned in virgin solvent) Hand pressed for the best finish All accessories included* All embellishments and hemline conditions are included 3 hours of...

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Katy’s Wedding Dress Story

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in General, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Katy’s Wedding Dress Story

A Wedding Dress Strory By Katy R. This is the first gown I tried on, and I knew it was the one I wanted immediately. I had seen it online and went to Latter Day Bride’s show room in downtown Salt Lake City to try it on. Latter Day Bride caters to women who are planning to be married in LDS temples, where there are strict standards of dress in order to keep the focus of ceremonies on sacred things. My mom and sister came with me, and we all agreed that this was The One. My favorite feature of this gown is the lace up back. ...

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